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Sweden’s blockchain-powered land registry is inching towards reality

Keeping track of who owns what pieces of land is still a low-tech affair, involving mountains of hand-signed documents, envelopes, and couriers. That is, if a country is lucky enough to have a functioning land registry—the World Bank estimates that 70% of the world’s population lacks access to land …

Blockchain

7 Tips for Attracting a Following on Social Media | Inc.com

If you use social media and click around on the profiles of random individuals, you'll notice that the vast majority of users do not have thousands of people following their activities. But for anyone serious about using social media to build a personal brand, a strong following can be a …

Public Relations

The UI and UX Design Bootcamp will get you building websites that work as smooth as they look ($39)

User experience is often overlooked when designers focus only on dazzling visuals that don’t necessarily offer practical value. Sure, the page may feature impressive bells and whistles, but it’s essentially a dud if the average user can’t intuitively navigate it. Luckily, you can truly understand …

Got a great idea for a business? Before you go any further, read this

Many startups fail because they create a product no one wants. Entrepreneur Ian James explains how to prevent this<p>If you have a burning business idea, 2017 could be the year you make it happen. But before you take the plunge to launch your new venture, leave behind a successful career, or pivot an …

Entrepreneurship

Motion Design/Typography - Skatepark

Skatepark font as the name suggest is a typography but also motion design project shared by Keisuke Terashima. Throughout these 10 years of Abduzeedo …

Typography

Web design trends we can expect to see in 2017

Perhaps a different type of web design trend is the increased use of hand drawn elements. These elements include fonts, icons, graphics, buttons and other elements that bring a nice unique touch to websites.<p>Websites have never been a medium that most would associate with drawing out, but the …

Jarvis is real! Mark Zuckerberg has spent 2016 building an Iron Man-style AI that controls his life

Mark Zuckerberg has ended 2016 having completed his personal challenge to build a Jarvis-style AI to run his home.<p>He announced at the start of the …

What You Should Know About The App Design Process

And while this approach has become a truism in most of our industry, it’s far from obvious for anyone entering the field. A lot of articles have been …

100 Useful Web Design Tools For Creative Entrepreneurs

Whether you’re a designer in an agency, freelancer or entrepreneur, you use a variety of design tools to get the job done.<p>In the past couple of years, I cofounded a startup, a design magazine and worked with several businesses and individual entrepreneurs. I have tried hundreds of different tools …

Graphic Design

Blogging Is the New Black (5 Reasons to Blog + 5 Steps to Begin)

"He captures memories because if he forgets them, it's as though they didn't happen." ― Donald Miller, <i>A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life</i><p>I'm a blogger. It's part of my identity, as much as being a mom, wife and friend are parts of my existence. It's part of my …

Blogging

Responsive web design: What the Internet looks like in 2016

<i>Offer website visitors the best user experience by designing for each device.</i> Whether a website is being viewed on a phone or computer, or being …

Visual Design

UI Motion Design References

There are quite a few things I like to do before opening my computer and using a design tool like Sketch of Photoshop. One of the first things I do …

UI Design

How to Use Influencer Marketing to Boost Your Traffic and Conversions

The influence of social media is present in nearly every aspect of your lives…<p>Especially when it comes to business, where it is arguably changing the …

Google's mobile search just got a boost from Facebook

Facebook has begun allowing Google's search engine to crawl and to index The Big Blue app, The Wall Street Journal reports.<p>Google searches from Android smartphones will now display information from public Facebook profiles, Pages, Groups, and Events, and if a user clicks on a Facebook link, they'll …

Apps

Why Today is the Best Day to Start an Online Business (and How to do it)

Ever wanted to work from a tropical beach in the Bahamas?<p>How about working from home and creating a steady income for your family?<p>If someone asked …

Top 10 Hacking Tools of 2015

Hacking a network or webapp without using any automatic tool is not feasible anymore. But, selection of the right tool is an important job because …

Forensics

3 Smart Strategies You Should Be Using on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the most feature-rich business search engines on the planet. Follow this simple plan to leverage its power.<p>With over 380 million users (over 107 million of them in the U.S.), it's certain that LinkedIn would be chock full of business opportunities. Yet, only about a quarter of …

InterAct

Britain's smallest businesses still failing to get online

The majority of UK micro-businesses don't have a website and are struggling to compete with digital rivals<p>The majority of Britain's smallest companies still don't have a website, new research has found, which is hampering business growth and confidence.<p>The report by domain supplier GoDaddy showed …

7 things I learned about Gmail working at Google

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything and learn in the process! For the next two years, I was lucky enough to train Google employees on Gmail and to pitch Gmail to companies of all …

How I grew my email subscribers from 0 to 5,000 in 6 months

January 2015: this was the traffic for my website and blog:<p>I know it’s sad to look at! Considering I was writing good content every week it was REALLY sad that nobody visited my blog.<p>A month later this is how my traffic looked:<p>I did not run any ads, I did not actively promote my content anywhere …

How to Create a Social-Media Marketing Plan From Scratch (Infographic)

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>When I went rock climbing for the first time, I had no idea what I was doing. My friends and I were complete newbies about ropes and rappelling and every other bit of jargon and technique that goes with climbing. We saw others doing it spectacularly well. We …

Marketing

Successful Email Marketing: Focusing on Sales, Not Tire Kickers

Long before I joined iContact as an employee, I was a client of the company. I selected iContact over a number of other services trialled because …

Marketing

New Facebook Features Provide Training for Marketers

Because training resources are Facebook's top request from its advertisers, the social media giant launched a series of courses on everything from …

Facebook

8 Marketing Tips for Small Businesses

Guest ArticleAs a small business owner, you have the advantage to be nimble with your marketing. You can get creative investing in guerilla marketing …

Marketing

7 Apps to Run Your SEO or PPC From Your Phone

Thanks to mobile apps it’s now easier than ever to to run your SEO, PPC, AdWords and Social Media campaigns directly from your phone. That’s …

Apps

5 Timesaving Tips for Better Social Media Marketing

You know how it is.One minute you’re on your well-deserved lunch break, your finger poised to point your mouse into the internet abyss. The next …

Social Media Marketing